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LESSON PLAN

 

Presidential Timeline


 

Subjects: U.S. History, Language Arts, Technology

Grade: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12


Brief Description

Students create a time line about the presidents of the United States.

Objectives

Students sequence historical events in chronological order and demonstrate research skills using the Internet and/or library sources.

Keywords

time line, timeline, presidents, United States

Materials Needed

  • teacher-selected examples of time lines
  • computers with Internet access or student-researched library materials about the presidents
  • paper
  • pens or pencils
  • PowerPoint software (optional)

Lesson Plan

Variation: Have students create time lines of the lives of individual presidents.

Assessment

Evaluate students' time lines and presentations.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Lois Lewis

National Standards

Social Sciences:
  NSS-USH.K-4.3
  NSS-USH.5-12.3
  NSS-USH.5-12.4
  NSS-USH.5-12.5
  NSS-USH.5-12.6
  NSS-USH.5-12.7
  NSS-USH.5-12.8
  NSS-USH.5-12.9

Language Arts:
  NL-ENG.K-12.1
  NL-ENG.K-12.6
  NL-ENG.K-12.8

Technology:
  NT.K-12.1
  NT.K-12.3
  NT.K-12.5


Last updated 1/31/2012

 

 

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